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English definition of “sit through sth”

sit through sth

phrasal verb with sit     /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to stay until the end of an event such as a meeting or performance that is very long or boring: We had to sit through two hours of speeches.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
(Definition of sit through sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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